Personnel management (21 - 30 of 42 items)
[Comments on Proposed OPM Amendment to Application of FLSA Exemption Criteria]
B-211629: Published: May 27, 1983. Publicly Released: May 27, 1983.
Comments were presented on a proposed amendment to Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations pertaining to the application of the exemption criteria of the Fair Labor Standards Act to Federal employees. GAO found that the proposed regulations do not contain a proposed effective date. GAO has held that, although OPM may change its exemption instructions, new exemption determinations are pros...
[Comments on Legality of Proposed Revision to 5 C.F.R. 531.404]
B-211674: Published: May 25, 1983. Publicly Released: May 25, 1983.
GAO was asked for its views on the legality of the proposed revision to 5 C.F.R. 531.404 which provides that employees in steps 1 through 6 of a grade in the General Schedule must perform at the "fully successful" level to be eligible for a within-grade step increase, but employees in steps 7 through 9 must perform at the"exceeds fully successful" level to be eligible for a step increase. Specific...
117012: Dec 9, 1981
Comments were presented on H.R. 5038. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), this bill was proposed to assist in the efforts to rebuild the air traffic control system. Parts of the bill are also intended to fulfill a commitment FAA says it made to working controllers who have kept the air traffic control system operating. The bill, if enacted, would establish special pay different...
The Federal Merit Pay Program
115933: Jul 21, 1981
Under the Civil Service Reform Act, pay increases for management officials and supervisors are to be based on their performance. If merit pay is to work, it is crucial that it be implemented properly. GAO is concerned about whether agencies are ready to make sound merit pay decisions on the basis of performance appraisals and believes that the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) method for comp...
Comments on H.R. 3270
B-201605: Published: May 13, 1981. Publicly Released: May 13, 1981.
No summary is currently available...
Problems in Developing and Implementing a Total Compensation Plan for Federal Employees
FPCD-81-12: Published: Dec 5, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1980.
Legislation has been introduced which would give the President authority to adjust the rates of pay, benefits other than retirement, or both in order to achieve total compensation comparability between Federal employees and employees in the private sector. GAO and others have recommended that both pay and benefits be compared so that Federal total compensation can be equated to private sector tota...
Total Compensation Comparability for Federal Employees
FPCD-80-82: Published: Sep 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1980.
GAO was requested to review the Administration's proposed total compensation comparability system and to determine how it would affect civilian employees in the Federal Government. In assessing the feasibility of total compensation comparability, GAO addressed the appropriateness of benefits included in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) analysis, the importance of the secondary benefits t...
H.R. 7674, The Consultant Reform Act of 1980
113125: Aug 25, 1980
GAO believes that the proper use of consulting services is a legitimate and economical way to improve Government services and operations. Agencies must continue to have the option of using consulting services where appropriate. They have a legitimate need for access to the best expertise and advice available from the private sector to assist in carrying out a growing number of complex Federal prog...
Views on S. 2506
B-198830: Published: Jun 4, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Consideration of S. 2563
B-107407: Published: Jun 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1980.
GAO urged favorable consideration of proposed legislation which would limit certain entitlements and allowances received by Federal employees in U.S. areas outside the conterminous 48 States. Essentially, the bill would eliminate the free vacation travel that agencies are required to give certain employees and their families overseas. It is no longer a useful incentive to recruit or retain trained...